Posts Tagged ‘#love’

The Family Stone

November 19, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

We had our first—light—snow here in Toronto last week, and I was reminded: yes, winter has come, and Christmas is just around the corner. That evening, as I was leaving the tattoo parlour and knowing that I wasn’t going to see George (my artist) or any…

Kindness

October 8, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

“In times of chaos and crisis, what we all tend to do is start pointing fingers at where we think the bad guys are, where the evil is. Everybody has different opinions about that. Please do not forget that hatred or evil, whatever you want to call it,…

They Grow up so Fast!

July 9, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

I’ve had so many comments and messages regarding Jupiter and his welfare that I thought I should give everyone an update: he’s doing fine. Better than fine! Jupiter’s lungs have completely cleared up and he’s growing like a weed and still sweet as can…

Mother’s Pride

June 25, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

Pythius: two-spirited shaman of the Doomchasers, and the perfect icon for today’s Pride Post! *** Mother’s Pride Nature shines, She beams She adores Herself in light Yet She knows the craven kiss of darkest night Embracing with truth Her right, Her glo…

Highs and Lows

June 11, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

Bringing Jupiter home was definitely a high point of last week. Still, our happiness at his arrival was overshadowed–made a footnote–by the horrible events that happened in London. With that pain fading, but not forgotten, we believed Jupiter would b…

A Bundle of Joy (and Sorrow)

June 4, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

This is unscheduled and off the cuff, and not what I’d planned to discuss (see the original blog below). I woke up this morning and read the news; then caught up on the “I’m safe” tags from my cousin and other friends and family in the UK. While the pa…

How Do They (Moms) Do It?

May 14, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

Short n’ sweet today: I’m taking a short break from drafting the last few pages of the manuscript to write this piece. But I wouldn’t have come this far in my career or life without my partner or my mom. This is a day for moms, though, not spouses, and…

Welcome to the Family

April 23, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

We never thought that we would love another animal so soon, yet here we are. In four to six weeks we’ll have a beautiful new fur baby in our home. Meet Jupiter.     Even his name is a bit of a pricking-thorn to us, since it’s the Roman versio…

Vortigern

How to Be a Nicer Person

April 16, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

Even though Vortigern, our featured ghoul, is a dead guy, he’s a lovely fellow. At the start of the year, I decided that I was going to try to be a better person–like Vortigern without the deadness. ‘Becoming a better person’ is a lofty goal to undert…

Home Is Where…

April 9, 2017, by Christian A. Brown

Today’s featured image is of Mouse: everyone’s favorite sass-talking hero from the Feasts saga. Mouse spends most of the story rediscovering her innocence as well as her sense of family–two blessings that have been stripped from her through cruel circ…